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October 30, 2009 Issue

Loyola continues H1N1 vaccination on Monday, Nov. 2

Loyola University New Orleans has received an initial shipment of 2,500 doses of the H1N1 flu vaccine and is vaccinating students up to age 24. Students with a valid university identification card and a driver's license or other valid form of identification with a birthdate may be vaccinated on a first come, first serve basis in the Danna Student Center Gallery, in the basement across from Satchmo's. There is no charge for the vaccine.

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Loyola Week kicks off Sunday with an outdoor Mass

Beginning this Sunday, the Jesuit Center and the Student Government Association will present Loyola Week, a series of events, activities and exhibits to celebrate the Jesuit heritage of Loyola University New Orleans.

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VITA program gearing up for 2010

In addition to hosting the 2009 Financial Education Summit, Loyola's College of Law Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program also received a recognition award from the American Bar Association Law Student Division.

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Loyola honors former opera stage director David Morelock

The esteemed career of David Morelock, director of Loyola Opera Theatre from 1994-2009, will be celebrated with an Opera Gala this Sunday, Nov. 1.

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Loyola community volunteers for 10th annual day of service

Loyola University New Orleans Wolfpack pride and community service will be on exhibit all over the United States in November, as alumni and students participate in volunteer projects for Wolves on the Prowl 2009.

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Office of Mission and Ministry launches new Web site

A new and improved Web site for the Office of Mission and Ministry has launched this week.

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Paper examines theories behind historical interpretation of Constitution

Jamal Greene, associate professor of law at Columbia University School of Law, recently presented his paper "On the Origins of Originalism," as part of the 2009-10 Working Paper Series in the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

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Artwork of Keith Haring comes to Loyola's Diboll Gallery

The colorful and vibrant mastery of the late New York City artist Keith Haring will be the subject of the next exhibit on display in the Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University New Orleans.

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Loyola Theatre begins holidays with staged adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol'

To kick off the holiday season, the Loyola University New Orleans Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will present a modern version of the Victorian gothic production of "A Christmas Carol," adapted by Neil Bartlett, which honors Dickens' original language.

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Loyola remembers alumni at Mass on All Saints Day

The Loyola University New Orleans Alumni Association and the Office of Mission and Ministry invite the campus community to attend an alumni memorial Mass on All Saints Day, this Sunday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m., in Ignatius Chapel, in Bobet Hall.

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4th Circuit brings courtroom to College of Law

Law students at Loyola University New Orleans are invited to attend oral arguments before the State of Louisiana Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m., in the College of Law, Room 308.

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Loyola men's hoops assists in Hornets Read to Achieve

For the second consecutive year, the Loyola men's basketball team assisted the New Orleans Hornets and the Louisiana Children's Museum to launch the Read to Achieve initiative for the 2009-10 season with the "Run, Read, Leap, Achieve!" literacy event on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

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Loyola alumnus Sean O'Keefe appointed to European space agency

Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe, '77, has been appointed to head the North American arm of the European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. He begins work on Nov. 1.

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Vocal studies professor honored at own masterclass

Philip Frohnmayer, the Rosa Freeman Wisdom Distinguished Professor of Opera and coordinator of vocal studies at Loyola University New Orleans, was honored by the University of Kentucky's William Schmidt Foundation on Oct. 10.

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BLSA hosts barbecue in memory of Dean Westerfield this weekend

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Black Law Student Association will remember the life and contributions of Loyola's first African-American dean at the third annual Dean Louis Westerfield Memorial Barbecue, on Saturday, Oct. 31.

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Loyola composer has music featured in Covington concert

The songs, chamber music and choral music of William Horne, composer and professor of music at Loyola University New Orleans, will be showcased in a concert at Christ Episcopal Church, located in Covington, La.

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Women's basketball rank in poll; men's team receive votes for first time ever

The Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball team ranked 21st in the 2009-10 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division I Women's Basketball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.

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Former Olympic sprinter Dennis Mitchell counsels Loyola track athletes

Olympic gold medalist Dennis Mitchell recently spent time with Loyola's sprinters as part of head coach Andy Canegitta's effort to upgrade the Wolfpack track program.

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Loyola women's hoops lends hand to Cystic Fibrosis' Unmask the Cure

Head coach Kellie Kennedy and the Loyola women's basketball team lent a helping hand to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Unmask the Cure-Costume for a Cause event on Oct. 23.

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Loyola hosts Spanish playwright and performers this Monday

Spanish dramatist and playwright José Moreno Arenas, known for his short, comic plays that confront the audience with shocking twists, will visit Loyola University New Orleans to give a lecture "Minimal Theatre: Dramatic 'Fleas'" and dramatic readings of two of his mini plays on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., in Multimedia Room 2 of the Monroe Library.

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1718 reading series hosts author Thomas Beller

Acclaimed author Thomas Beller will be the featured speaker at the next 1718 reading series on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., at the Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave.

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Loyola volleyball sweeps home finale against Spring Hill; players honored

The Loyola University New Orleans volleyball team hosted Jesuit and Gulf Coast Athletic Conference rival Spring Hill College on Tuesday night at The Den, and came away with an impressive 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-23) victory.

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Loyola cross country at the Mobile Rampage Meet

In a tune up before the conference championships, Loyola men's and women's cross country team continued to show improvement with eight athletes posting personal bests at the Mobile Rampage Cross Country Meet on the campus of the University of Mobile.

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